New Regulations for New Homes The Governments recently published industrial strategy states that it is to enact legislation forcing new homes to be built with all the required cabling to enable EV charge points to be installed. This is already legislated for in the European Union, indicating the government’s willingness to carry this over post-Brexit.
2 Million Remedials Needed According to BRE Research, 2 million of the UK’s 9 million homes with cavity walls suffer wall tie corrosion. They need remedial wall tie replacement. Richard Walker of repair and preservation specialist firm Peter Cox explains how to identify and determine the extent of the problem and outlines the repair and […]
22 Year Deadline The UK government has announced that there will be no new petrol or diesel vehicles in the UK from 2040. According to RIBA’s ‘Practice News’, if you are not already including electric vehicle charging points in new buildings already – you should be.
Waste Not …. A new Arup report predicts that organic waste, like bananas, potatoes and maize could be used as building materials. It claims this would help tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources. In the UK alone, construction accounts for 60% of all raw materials consumed. .